Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – June 27

On Saturday, June 27, at 10:13 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Main Street, in Hull, IA.

Ellie Woelber, age 16, of Boyden, IA was driving a 2016 Ford Escape southbound on Main Street; she stopped for the stop sign at Highway 18. Brian Baker, age 50, of Rock Rapids, IA was driving a 2006 Peterbilt semi-tractor northbound on Main Street; he stopped for the stop sign at Highway 18. Baker continued north through the intersection as Woelber attempted to turn east and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $12,000 in damage. The Peterbilt sustained an estimated $1,500 in damage.

Woelber was cited for failure to yield upon making a left turn.